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    Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

    Mental Health Support for

    Hon. Jim Munson: As Chair of the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights, I share the same sentiments as Senator Ataullahjan. When you make your representations to government, we believe that a focus should be on more help for those who have mental health issues. It seems to be an overlooked issue. With post-traumatic stress […]


    Friday, June 10th, 2016

    The Late Honourable Len Marchand, P.C.,

    Honourable senators, last week, Canada lost one of its most accomplished First Nations leaders. Len Marchand, our former colleague, died at the age of 82. Today, I would like to pay tribute to his remarkable life and many years of public service. Let me begin by saying that few Canadians have had such groundbreaking careers. […]


    Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

    Second reading of Bill C-210, An Act to amend

    Honourable senators, just as I proudly rise to my feet each time I hear the Canadian anthem, I stand with the same feeling today to express my support for Bill S-210, An Act to amend the National Anthem Act (gender.) As we all know, the Honourable Mauril Bélanger, our House of Commons colleague, my close […]